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Breaking News

Military lifts ban on transgenders serving on active duty is reporting that the Pentagon will no longer bar transgender people from serving in the armed forces. In a statement, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said that the existing regulations against transgender service members were “outdated” and “causing uncertainty” that distracts troop commanders. As a fourth generation veteran, this decision frightens me to no end.  Not […]
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Another blow to social experimentation in the military

Full disclosure: I’m a fourth generation military veteran and I’ve never supported women in combat. The Marine Corps is reporting that they are delaying the requirement that female recruits perform 3 pull ups to pass the physical fitness testing requirements to be eligible for combat deployments. But 55 percent of female recruits could not complete […]

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